Cygnet Agrocompany dairy branch yielded 5.5 mln l of milk

The output indicators of the Cygnet Agrocompany dairy direction in 2018 totalled 5.5 million litres of milk.

“Cygnet’s dairy branch marks the end of the year with record numbers. Compared to last year, milk yield was significantly increased and the total figures this year amounted to 5.5 million litres of milk,” the company informed on its Facebook page.

The uprise in production resulted from the increased productivity of cattle. This represents Cygnet Agrocompany’s strategy.

The company's current dairy herd amounts to 605 milk cows, which is almost three times less than in 2012 (1549 milk cows). At the same time, milk yields rose to 9.09 thousand litres per 1 milk cow a year.

The company notes that this growth was due to the particular focus on the selection and diet, besides the company uses the bulls of the American selection.

Previously the company informed that in early December its sugar mill finished the production seasonIn 2018, the enterprise processed 206 thou. tons of sugar beet.

The new infographic guide Agribusiness of Ukraine 2017/18 is available by the link.

Milk and dairy production in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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